Mixed Media

August 2010

Twin Shadow - “Slow” (video)

The video for Twin Shadow’s “Slow” is tagged NSFW yet it’s nowhere near as creepy as the legendarily misbegotten Calvin Klein commercials it

Andreya Triana - “A Town Called Obsolete (Mount Kimbie Remix)” (MP3)

British singer-songwriter Andreya Triana has been hailed by Gilles Peterson and he recently had her on a BBC Radio One program with him. Triana’s

Panico - “Reverberation Mambo” (video)

This is some seriously awesome Latin funk crossed with post-punk from Chile’s Panico. The band trekked to Scotland to record their new album Life

Tunes from Christmas Highlight the New K Records Singles Zip-Pak (MP3) (PopMatters Premiere)

Christmas' gritty, pop noise headlines the latest K Singles Zip-Pak releasing this week.

The Libertines Stage Comeback (video)

British headline grabbers and punky poppers the Libertines kicked off their official reunion last night in London, playing a gig at the HMV Forum. The 2

The Dark Side of the Boat

The 1967 pop ditty, “C’mon Down to My Boat”, evokes sweetness and light. Every Mother’s Son seemed like good guys who just wanted to

The Lovetones - “City Meets the Stars” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Lost features nine new tunes, including the opener "City Meets the Stars", that continues to display the Lovetones' love of psychedelic jangle pop rooted in the '60s and influenced by the Byrds, the Beatles and the Moody Blues.

Neil Gaiman Reads New Short Story At The Sydney Opera House

Earlier this month, award-winning author Neil Gaiman contributed a short story, to Harper Perennial’s recent Fifty-Two Stories experiment, Neil Gaiman contributed a short story,

Grand Lake - “Louise” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

The original take on "Louise" from Oakland's Grand Lake is a rocking tune, while this new interpretation is pastoral and folky, a thorough re-working.

Gorillaz Play Live Session on KCRW

Morning Becomes Eclectic hosts the band during a stop in L.A.

July 2010

//Mixed media

'Cube Escape' Is Free, Frustrating, and Weirdly Compelling

// Moving Pixels

"The Cube Escape games are awful puzzle games, but they're an addicting descent into madness.

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